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   Stovall, Basara. New. (CC)  

    July 13, 2011
    5:00 - 6:00am EDT  

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thank you for joining us this morning. >> dear ready for another hot day -- get ready for another hot day. >> we will make it into the low 90's today. tomorrow, we get rid of the heat and the humidity. you'll like the seven-day forecast. today will be a transition day. 77 at the airport. some clouds and no rain. the humidity is down from yesterday. it is better than yesterday. we will get up to 91 or 92 today. we have a chance for a thunderstorm later today. we will talk more about the seven-day forecast in a few minutes. first we say good morning to sarah. >> kind of a busy start. we are tracking an accident that occurred overnight along montevideo road.
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closures in effect. location int darlington. that's to be gone charlie. another problem spot at pulaski highway. we have some debris in the road. a tree is down at long green pike in the catonsville area. there are artscape closures to the weekend. you're probably getting used to those closures. 95 south of 195, so far so good north and southbound. this is an 95 north of 195. problem-free on the entire beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. the local boy reportedly abducted monday night is waking up at home this morning. >> one of the suspect is waking up in a jail cell. but the case is far from closed.
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jennifer franciotti joins us with more details on a second suspect. >> police do have one suspect behind bars. they might still be looking for darrick brown if it weren't for a woman with a good memory. the boy was abducted while walking with friends on monday evening. yesterday morning, alan jones was on her front porch looking at a vacant house -- helen jones. sparked a memory of it amber alert. called 911. police have a suspect in custody, nathaniel booker. you're looking for another man, raheem taylor. >> he was a strong little boy. before we knew it, the grandmother was here.
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they were trying -- there were happy and crying all of the same time. i watched the news. >> i think everybody is glad that she watches the news. police say the suspect is behind bars and charged with kidnapping and assault along with other charges including extortion. because a ransom was mentioned, the suspects may have known the family. they are investigating a possible drug connection. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the heat may for a tough day for firefighters. they worked a fire at a townhome complex in owings mills. that fire spread to several homes and caused millions of dollars of damage. the cause is unknown.
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>> baltimore county parents may want to hold off on the back-to- school shopping appeared their children could face a new dress code of this fall. school board members are considering a change to the dress code. they hope it will encourage students to dress appropriately for class. >> jeans and khakis are fine. don't want to see skin and we do not want kids to dress as if they are going on stage. that can vary. students are into their kinds of music. >> teachers say the board should consider the economic impact for families before finalizing new policy. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what kind of changes to the student dress code which you support for baltimore county
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schools? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> supporters of the dream act clarified what they call misinformation. community discussion was posted to will provide in-state tuition with undocumented parents. students must be a maryland resident and the parent must have paid state taxes. the student would then be granted in their state tuition to attend a maryland college. >> we create a strong work force. we're making a higher education accessible for all maryland high school graduates so they can contribute more to the state of maryland. >> veterans for maryland would also be granted in in-state
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tuition. the offer expires one year after leaving the state. >> ron paul announced he will retire from congress next year. he can fight for the issues he believes in from outside of capitol hill. his term in congress ends in december of 2012. millions of americans blind on money from the federal government. >> president obama raised the stakes, warning those payments could be on the line. kate amara is live in washington with more. >> as the president warns some 70 million checks could be in jeopardy, republicans called it a scare tactic. as the still make continues over tax increases, president obama warned of a nightmare scenario or social security payments stop going out. >> i cannot guarantee that those
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checks go out on august 3 if we have not resolved this issue. there may not be the money in the coffers to do it. >> he said it would impact payments to veterans and people on disability. >> americans suffer. the global economy suffers. the effect will be a significant. >> congressional republicans called the warning a scare tactic. >> as long as this president is in the oval office, a real solution is probably unattainable. >> the fault is not an option. a backup plan giving the president new power to increase the debt ceiling and avoid a u.s. default. >> this increase is his problem and i think it is time for him to put his plan on the table. >> harry reid told reporters
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that he would consider this new gop proposal. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> i know this plan is complicated. kenny gillis a general overview of what it in tell us? >> the proposal would allow the president to request up to $2.5 trillion. increase would take effect unless the house and senate specifically enacted legislation to shoot this down. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. a mother and her children murdered in their home. mother gavehony's mixed messages on the witness stand
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>> welcome back. 84 degrees downtown. a warm start this morning. not quite as humidity this morning. we could see some showers pop up this afternoon. temperatures in the mid to upper 70's. 79 in catonsville. 70 degrees in frederick. a mixture of sunshine and clouds. a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm today, about 30%. high temperature into the low 90's. we'll come back and check the seven-day forecast. >> a mother and her three children are found dead inside their louisiana home. reportedly husband called police say he found all the victims dead from gunshot
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wounds. a gun that was discovered at the scene. no motives have been an ounce. prosecutors in the casey anthony trial had decided not to charge kasich's mother -- casey's mother with perjury. you're not releasing any further information. casey anthony was acquitted of murder in the death of her daughter. 5:12. 75 degrees on tv hill. a new trend in the texting world. world.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. kind of busy. we're getting reports of a pedestrian-in fault accident at dorchester road. use extra caution. if you head out this morning, a downed tree at glen arm road. to avoid that altogether. pulaski highway, we do have a problem involving some fire department activity. in harford county, 136, an accident wrapping up, an overnight crash. 95 coming in and out of cecil county moving well. this is the west side of baltimore national pike.
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this is 95 at white marsh. southbound traffic without delay down to the fort mchenry. problem-free down to howard county. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we're moving along nicely. we have a delay on the peen nn line. at metro subway on schedule. the 23 bus operating with a delay appeared the 77 bus has a diversion. now back to tony pann. good morning. >> starting out in a little better today as far as the humidity goes. we have a front that is stalled across the mid atlantic region. we're waiting to get this front through. we're going to have a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm for later this ever to go. that front will move off the
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coast and we'll have more comfortable conditions by the end of the week. temperatures in the 50's and 60's in the great lakes. we will get a taste of that as we head into thursday and friday. right now, the temperatures on this side of the front, nice and toasty. dew points are running in the mid 60's. this is a little bit better. i think you'll still call it muggy. dew points will drop into the 50's tonight and tomorrow. there is some rain moving across ohio. thunderstorms out in the midwest. there is a chance that some of that may catch up to us this afternoon. some of the clouds from those storms are drifting in here. we will call it partly cloudy or a mix of sunshine and clouds. we have a slight chance for a shower in the forecast any time
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after lunch. high temperatures into the low 90's in most areas. partly cloudy skies early and then clearing after midnight. tempatures drop back into the 60's. seven-day forecast -- beautiful weather, as good as it gets for this time of year. sunshine, less humidity. overnight lows in the 60 bus. then it gets warm again. up to 93 on sunday. 95 on monday. maybe some thunderstorms on tuesday afternoon. >> thousands of taxpayer paris did not follow new guidelines. about 100,000 preparers to not registered with them as the new rules require.
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712,000 preparers have registered with the irs. texting is a part of everyday life. 1 trillion texts were sent in the second half of last year alone. there are signs the growth of texting is slowing. >> time was that using your cell phone meant using your cell phone. rise and saw a slight dip -- for dip inon saw a slight the number of texts. smallest gain since texting caught on. >> we have some texting alternatives.
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>> such as the ones offered by blackberry and being developed by apple and google use the internet to send messages and more. >> you can send videos or pictures. it is free. >> especially for u.s. and canadian wireless carriers. analysts say texting produces 80 cents profit for every dollar. this compared to 35 cents profit for wireless data and phone calls. >> this is the part that is valuable. increasingly >> so for wireless companies as smart phone users get the message about alternatives to texting. >> restaurants are
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vowing to serve up healthier food for your kids. jane king has to bloomberg business report. good morning to you. >> good morning. it is no secret that apple sells millions of iphones and ipads. fastest-growing major retailer in terms of sales growth in the u.s. in the first quarter, apple's sales have increased 80% from a year-ago. investors are keeping an eye on comments from ben bernanke. he is testifying on monetary policy. that is before the -- futures are looking hire more. uarry's for european debt --
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more worries for european deb t. new initiative to offer better food for kids. it will focus on more fruits and vegetables. a study shows half of americans now expect to have about their kids financially. they have to worry about having enough money for themselves and a half to handle their familie'' needs as well. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. >> 5:22. 75 degrees on tv hill. we will check out the baltimore racing team hitting the streets in the grand racing team hitting the streets in the grand
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>> it would be nice if a group from baltimore won the first- ever baltimore grand prix. >> the team unveiled their race car and rob roblin was there. >> cars like this will be racing to the streets of baltimore city. the first ever baltimore grand prix. one of the drivers will be a baltimore native. they are capable of going over 160 miles per hour. these race cars will be racing on saturday during the baltimore grand prix weekend. >> it is kind of the unknown monster. everybody sees it from the negative side or the streets are torn up and the traffic is delayed. but to think the economic impact of the race will have a positive effect on the city. >> marc bunting will be driving
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this porsche race car. >> to have the opportunity to raise in front of my home town fans and to show the baltimore fans what sports car racing is all about. >> the car was on display outside the maryland science center. the car has created quite an interest. >> that is a dream anybody would like to have. it is a beauty. vroom. >> i think it is cool. >> racing in the first-ever grand prix is an honor and a challenge for marc. >> will have to make some compromises. it is still got to be rougher than a regular track. >> are you going to raise your porsche? >> that is tough.
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>> 5:26. suffering from itchy bug bites? you're not alone. this stations are on the rise -- infestations are on the rise. >> it is a quiet start for us this morning. we have some rain in the forecast and we will look at the outlook for the weekend. >> we are tracking several problem spots. we have one in the city involved a pedestrian. we have one on 95 i
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this
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morning. let's check weather and traffic. >> it will feel better today. it is not as bad as yesterday. that trend will continue into tomorrow. a different air mass coming in. let's look what is happening right now. 77 degrees at the airport. humidity, 66%. the clouds will thicken up. slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm this afternoon with a high temperature around 91. much better news in the forecast for the next few days. >> let's get you up to date. northbound 95 in howard county is the latest accident location approaching 32. we will let you know if any lanes are closed. watch for delays on northbound 95 approaching 32. jessup is another problem spot.
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an area that there are still some closures because of an overnight accident at montevideo road. one area to avoid along with this one, dorchester road in the city. we have a pedestrian-in fault accident. some closures in effect because of a downed tree at glen arm. fire department activity in edgewood. an accident cleanup is underway. this is baltimore national pike. the west side is cooperating. you can see the it is a bit heavier. this is white marsh. southbound traffic moving well once you get down to the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. a happy ending to an alleged adoption. -- an alleged abduction.
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>> this morning, nathaniel booker faces a host of charges including kidnapping as the search continues for another suspect. jennifer franciotti is live at the city police headquarters with the dramatic story of how this boy got away from his alleged kidnappers. >> there is no doubt that 8- year-old darrick brown is tom things to and a woman who watches the news. it was 7:00 a.m. tuesday morning. helen jones was on her front porch. something made her think of a news report. >> i wondered if that was the little boy they were looking for. >> police say darrick brown was stuffed into the back of a car. jones looks over at a vacant
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house across the street and she sees a boy looking around outside. >> i saw this little boy. that was the little boy they were looking for that is missing. i started dialing 911. >> said he ran over and asked to call his grandmother and said he was hungry. >> he wasn't crying or nothing. he was a strong little boy. before we knew it, the grandmother was here. they were crying and -- oh, they were something. they were happy and crying all at the same time. shaking -- shaking and nervous. i was glad i watched the news. >> police later arrested one of the alleged captors, and nathaniel booker. they are still looking for another suspect, raheem taylor. police say ransom was mentioned. as for jones, she realizes she
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may have saved a little boy's life. >> it makes me feel good. when i think about it, i get choked up, as you can say. i think about what might have happened to him, it chokes me up. >> mrs. jones is a real hero. as for the suspect, nathaniel booker is facing kidnapping, assault, and extortion. police are still looking for that second suspect in the case. his name is raheem taylor. anyone with information is asked to call police. >> police are investigating the shooting in baltimore city. it happened around 10:15 at pulaski street. a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound. no word on a possible motive for the shooting. >> two teenagers are being treated at shock trauma after
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they were hit by a car in anne arundel county. the female and the male or crossing ritchie highway tuesday night when they were struck by a car. the male is in critical condition. new details involving the police officer who fell from the j.f.x. officer teresa rigby is out of rehab. was attending to a disabled vehicle went to was knocked over a retaining wall. >> a plumbing contractor is recovered after falling into a trench. the man was working inside the trench when the trench cave din, trapping him from the waist down. >> trenches are dangers. people underestimate them. they look say. as the what comes in, you cannot get out. the force is incredible. a lot of people die in these
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types of accidents. this man is lucky. >> officials expect it contractor to make a quick recovery. >> summertime is high season for bedbugs. these bugs are not afraid to dig in. >> they make your skin crawl. they are hard to get rid of. >> they look like a bug in you can see them with the naked eye. they like to hide. >> bedbugs are good travelers. ramada inn 12,000 complaints of bedbugs nationwide last year. jump because of an increase in tourism.
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new york city is the latest indicator. bed bugs have been found in hotels and office buildings. >> new york city is representative of what is happening in other cities. >> health concerns over the use of pesticides are just a few reasons that they are back in droves. >> we have not found a great way to control bedbugs. nobody has found the silver bullet. >> steam heat is the best way to kill bedbugs. product aimed at keeping them at bay have become popular. but awareness that will help make sure bedbugs do not keep you from losing sleep.
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>> ew! >> losing sleep or losing your breakfast. >> 5:37. ava marie will join this in just a bit. she is with the winners of the nbc show "the single off." >> will explain a new3q
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>> welcome back. good boy. some cloud cover to start the day. 84 degrees downtown. it will be a warm day today. this will be a transition into some nice weather by the end of the week.
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still in the mid 70's in most locations. 76 in hagerstown. 82 in annapolis. we will be in the low 90's today with a mixture of sunshine and clouds. a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm today any time after lunch. and check thek seven-day forecast. i think you'll like it. >> to avoid deadly blood clots, women to wait three weeks after giving birth to go back on birth control pills. wrist is elevated 21 days after having a baby and then decreases. and with a history may need to wait six weeks before returning to the pill. >> there was no substantial risk of developing a
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single because of the swine flu vaccine giving during the 2009 pandemic. very little to no link between the vaccine and the risks syndrome which causes paralysis. a flu vaccine was linked to it and was halted. >> 5:42. 75 degrees on tv hill. keith mills will have a look of the orioles. >> this is a live look over the downtown area. another hot day expected today. you can expect a break in the heat soon. he will tell us how soon.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a busy start. we do have some problems
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northbound 95 approaching 32 in howard county. we have some closures in effect because of an overnight accident along montevideo road. that is in the jessup region. one to avoid as you travel in jessup. pike iseen closed because of a downed tree. this crash is still being cleared and investigated. this was a fatal accident in darlington at 136. 95 southbound, moving well budget may find some northbound delays. we will keep you posted. 95 out of the white marsh region. so far so good ones to get past white marsh, that is when things get heavier. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains.
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for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. >> we're back on schedule on the marc trains. no delays. light rail and metro subway on time. delays on the 23 and 52 buses. the 64 bus is diverting at charles and conway street. now back to tony pann. good morning. >> thank you. we're off to a quiet start. we have some relief in the seven-day forecast. first we say good morning to ava marie. she is listen nbc prime-time celebrities today. >> i am with the winner of seasoned stew winner of "the sing off." they will sing their hit song for us, "break free." something nice to wake up to. i will hand to the microphone. ♪
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freebreak break free break free no more bitter lies out of my head thorns in my glass right now to think raise your hand ♪
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o you can't hold me ♪ >> that was beautiful. are you excited about your concert? a lot of work ahead. we will talk about the big moment when you won the competition. a great way to wake up on this wednesday morning. let's check the weather. there are some showers out towards ohio. that could make it our way this afternoon. tony has a full check at the weather. when a beautiful way to wake up. >> those guys are good. what has to happen. >> i am not going to sing. >> you are going to sing.
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you will do a solo. thank you. those guys sound good. weather-wise, this is a transition day for us. we have a front that is stalled across the mid-atlantic region. we're waiting to get this front off the coast. it will bring in less humid conditions. in that transition, we might to help a shower or thunderstorm as we head into the afternoon. there are cooler temperatures and behind the front. overnight lows tomorrow night may dip into the 50's in some neighborhoods. this is a big transition. 84 degrees downtown. 82 in annapolis. you get the point. you know we will have a warm afternoon. the dew points have come down just a little bit. yesterday they were in the low 70's. right now, mid 60's's.
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not as bad as it has been. we are watching some showers and thunderstorms develop toward northwest. they could visit us this afternoon. about a 30% chance you will see some thunderstorms. we don't expect any rain for the morning commute. a chance for a shower or thunderstorm this afternoon. high temperature around early 90's. cloudy then clearing after midnight. cooler and less humid. temperatures drop back into the 60's. a great afternoon. sunshine and high temperature of only 86. 87 on friday. it warms up again over the weekend. 90 on saturday. i think it will be hot early next week, mid 90's on monday. >> thank you. 75 degrees on tv hill. an update to the nfl lockout.
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in.h mills will fill a senus here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> this morning we asked -- what kind of changes to the student dress code would you support for baltimore county schools?
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>> you can keep sending us those responses. we will post more of your answers on the front page of wbaltv.com. >> good morning. the national league did not win a game for 30 straight all-star games. now the one two in narrow a row. matt wieters entered the game in the six. cliff lee to adrian gonzalez of the red sox. a home run. tyler clippard. what's the throat from hunter. easy call for the umpire.
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c.j. wilson of the rangers to prince fielder. 3-run home run. would get the mvp award. pablo sandoval, opposite field. he plays for the giants. 5-1, national league wins. regular season resumes tomorrow night. it looks like the preseason for the nfl will be saved. tried to pound out a deal by this weekend. the ravens season opener is against pittsburgh. the bt jets -- they beat the jets last year on monday night. they're hoping to agree on a contract by friday and have the nfl owners ratified the
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contract after league meetings. delany the hall of fame game -- that would mean the hall of fame game may be in jeopardy. you can see that game on tv 11. >> thank you, keith. >> it will cost you more to get movies through the mail. >> a civil-rights issue in anne arundel county. >> not a bird or a plane. we will tell you what is flying over massachusetts traffic. >> we have some rain and a break from the heat. >> traffic tie-ups expected in the jessup area because of an overnight accident still being investigated. [ bailiff ] fee court is now in session.
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well, who can afford a 150-dollar change fee? he was surprised with the verdict. you got that right. [ male announcer ] don't pay a change fee on top of a fare difference. fly southwest, the only major airline that never charges change fees. >> a boy is safe at home this morning things to the quick thinking of a woman with a good memory. details are next. >> the high stakes debt talks continues at the white house. i am kate amara in washington. >> uniforms? what do you think students should be allowed to wear to school? >> we're filing going to see a break in the heat.